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Will We Need Covid-19 Booster Shots? Increasingly, The Expectation Is Yes

Vaccine makers say immunity to the virus can begin to wane after six or eight months. But more clinical data is needed, experts say.

America’s Nurse Shortage Is A Crisis In The Making. Training Nurses To Be Leaders Could Solve It

After a year defined by the global public health crisis of COVID-19, America’s nursing workforce is in dire straits. 

Deadly Fungi Are the Newest Emerging Microbe Threat All Over The World

These pathogens already kill 1.6 million people every year, and we have few defenses against them. It was the fourth week of June in 2020, and the middle of the second wave of the COVID pandemic in the U.S. Cases had passed 2.4 million; deaths from the novel coronavirus were closing in on 125,000.

Be Nice To The Nurses. Respect The Nurses.

The relationship between physicians and nurses is a complicated one. We are both there to “Take care of the patient.” Each has their own role. Doctors are undeniably in charge of ‘their patient’s care.” Particularly in an operating room. Somebody has to be in charge when things are heading south. That is not the time for debate.

Intel On Ailing Staff At Wuhan Lab Stirs Debate On Covid-19 Inception

Report says researchers went to hospital in November 2019, shortly before confirmed outbreak; adds to calls for probe of whether virus escaped lab.

More Than 3,600 US Health Workers Died In Covid’s 1st Year

More than 3,600 U.S. health care workers perished in the first year of the pandemic, according to “Lost on the Frontline,” a 12-month investigation to track such deaths.

A Daughter Is Dead. The Mother Is Silent.

Mom wept silently as she stared at her dead daughter — quiet, near catatonic. I was prepared for a sharp scream.

12 Ways To Make Your Nurses Happier

With so much focus on patient satisfaction, it's easy to forget about employee satisfaction. Here are 12 ways you can make sure your employees — including nurses — are happy to come to work every day.

The Truth About Psychiatric Deinstitutionalization

A popular theory links the closing of state psychiatric hospitals to the increased incarceration of people with mental illness. But the reality is more complicated.